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NEWARK, N.J., April 10 (UPI) -- A U.S. congressman from New Jersey and his wife were hurt when they fell on an escalator at the train station in Newark, N.J.

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Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) (C), Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NY) and Rep. David Wu (D-OR) speak during a press conference following the House Democratic caucus leadership elections for the upcoming congress, in Washington on November 17, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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William J. "Bill" Pascrell, Jr. (born January 25, 1937) is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district, serving since 1997. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is based in Paterson and includes most of Passaic County and suburban Essex County.

The grandson of Italian immigrants, Pascrell was born in Paterson, New Jersey and attended St. George’s Elementary School, and in 1955 graduated from St. John the Baptist High School, during which he was elected Student Council President. Pascrell later went on to attend Fordham University in New York with Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a Master’s degree in Philosophy.

Pascrell spent 12 years as a high school teacher in Paramus, New Jersey before being hired as a professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Previously, Pascrell was appointed to Paterson Board of Education, where he served as President of the Board. He also served as Board of Trustees of Passaic County Community College.

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